Updated: June 10, 2020 04:53 PM
Created: June 10, 2020 05:00 AM
NewsChannel 13 salutes John Thomas Oppelt of Port Jervis, with family in Schenectady.
He was a Chief Radioman in the Navy.
He was tragically killed in 1944 when his ship collided with another ship in Nova Scotia - during heavy fog.
He was just 22 years old.
Thank you for your service.
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